Now that Marco Rubio is playing the political field like a potential candidate for Vice President of the United States -- let's take a look at a timeline of his accomplishments and rise to power, as outlined by MamásLatinas writer Michelle Regala.

This week Florida senator and potential Republican vice presidential pick, Marco Rubio, campaigned on Mitt Romney's behalf, specifically aiming his speech at Latino voters. Rubio, who has recently been working on an alternative to the DREAM act, is known for being one of the GOP's favorites, despite his controversial back story. But how exactly did he make his way to the forefront of the political crowd? Well, we've put together a timeline of Rubio's rise: